Ole Brown Retires From Bear Paw Apiaries After 47 Years
October 20, 2021
After 47 years of putting in a 'Hard Days Work' with the Bees at the Bears Paw Apiaries, Leonard 'Ole' Brown decided it was time to stow away his Bee Suit for good. On Friday October 1, Ole humbly retired, a week later on Saturday, October 9, the company and the community came together at the Chinook Eagles Club to celebrate his remarkable accomplishment.
Ole, wasn't unlike many young men on the Hi-line back in the early 1970's. An Army Veteran having served in Vietnam, Ole was newly married and ready to build a future with the love of his life, Vicki Anderson. Ole and Vicki were a young co...